+49 German inbound SMS numbers launched by TynTec

If you’ve been hunting for a German version of the ubiquitous +44 UK long numbers, consider taking a look at TynTec’s latest offering. They’ve launched the 12-digit phone numbers today — to join their UK and Finnish offerings. ‘Long numbers’ (i.e. numbers that look like normal mobile phone numbers, but usually only receive SMS) are […]


17 million T-Mobile German records stolen

Steve over at The Hot Aisle is rather unimpressed to note that according to Germany’s Der Spiegel, 17 million T-Mobile customer records were stolen by thieves. But it was back in 2006. German Police have reportedly recovered copies of the data. But some bright spark — or a few bright sparks — are thought to […]